iOS app Android app

Joe Morton

Hollywood In Black and White

Joe Morton | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Joe Morton

This year, many people are upset that Ava DuVernay, director of Selma, was snubbed, calling it racism... but the film itself was nominated. Is it racist to nominate the film but not the director? The bigger question is, does racism play a part in determining who gets nominated and who doesn't?

Shonda Rhimes Is Truly Running The Show At ABC

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

Shonda Rhimes has perfected the art of crafting a hit TV show. The showrunner behind ABC's top-rated Thursday night lineup has received rave reviews f...

Lily Karlin

Papa Pope Doesn't Think He's A Sociopath

HuffingtonPost.com | Lily Karlin | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment

Image: Bobby Quillard Any "Scandal" fan can attest that Joe Morton is reason enough to tune in to the hit Shonda Rhimes drama. The actor steals s...

'Sherlock' Dominated The Emmys, But Benedict Cumberbatch Was Absent

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.26.2014 | Entertainment

Many of us banked on a buzzy new show like "Orange is the New Black" or "True Detective" steering the post-Emmy narrative, but instead it's a middlebr...

'Scandal' Actor Lands First Emmy

The YBF | Posted 08.18.2014 | Black Voices

“Daddy Pope” from "Scandal" and “Crazy Eyes” from "Orange Is the New Black" have scored their first Emmys at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Award...

The N'Word as Sculpture

Joe Morton | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices
Joe Morton

If I were a sculptor, I would create a memorial to all those who have suffered from its poisonous and debilitating affects. I would construct the word out of deeply scarred and rusted steel to symbolize its onerous antiquity and unfortunate endurance. I would make the letters as tall as the average person to suggest that human beings, not animals, were demeaned by this word.

When Will Black Historical Films Focus On Triumph, Rather Than Plight?

Joe Morton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Joe Morton

It is very difficult for me to view a film like 12 Years a Slave, as brilliant as it might be perceived, without being angered about the amount of violence perpetrated upon black flesh and black womanhood, without feeling that the self-worth of modern day African Americans is being diminished, without feeling that this kind of film enflames an omnipresent and smoldering mistrust of whites by blacks.

Watch Out, Fitz: Jake's Coming Back!

Posted 06.14.2013 | TV

"Scandal" has promoted Scott Foley to series regular status for Season 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm thrilled to join such a talente...

The Future Of Olivia And Fitz, And More Season 3 Scoop

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 05.18.2013 | TV

ABC's "Scandal" finale closed the climactic second season with the show's biggest bombshell yet: the mysterious Rowan (Joe Morton), the B613 boss who ...